Gasper River Catholic Camp and Retreat Center

A ministry of the Diocese of Owensboro, Gasper River Catholic Camp and Retreat Center is a 168-acre facility located eight miles northeast of Bowling Green, Kentucky. Gasper River operates as a summer camp serving the diocese and surrounding areas during the summer, and is open for retreat rentals throughout the rest of the year.


Video Competition – 10th Anniversary

Calling all Gasper River campers — current and past!  You are encouraged to submit a video, no longer than two minutes, sharing your favorite camp memory, your favorite thing about camp, or anything related to your experience at camp in order to win a FREE week of camp! Your video may also be used in promoting and celebrating our 10th anniversary.

Deadline to submit: February 24, 2017

Please upload your video to Vimeo or YouTube and then provide us the link to the video in the form below.

  • Two minutes max in length
  • State your name and your parish
Drawing takes place March 3, 2017

If you want to enter the contest, you MUST use the following form to submit your video:

  • Please upload your video to Vimeo or YouTube (both free) and provide the URL here.
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

The Youth Ministry Office for the Diocese of Owensboro sponsors several events at Gasper River:

Camp L.I.F.E. – a week long experience for incoming freshmen through just-graduated seniors.
Quest Camps – a week long experience for incoming 7th and 8th graders.

Information on all the various camps available to youth and young adults in the diocese can be found by visiting Gasper River’s website: GasperRiverRetreatCenter.org